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Acronis Recognized With Readers' Choice Award
Acronis, Inc. (, a provider of affordable, scalable storage management and disaster recovery software, announced today that it is a winner of two prestigious awards.
  • Acronis won in the Disaster Recovery category for the 2007 Tomorrow's Technology Today Award from Info Security Products Guide, a Silicon Valley Communications publication and the world's leading publication on security-related products and technologies.
  • Acronis True Image Server was named a Readers' Choice Award in the Backup Solution category. The award was given by leading Windows Networking resource site,

Proven in more than 38,000 worldwide customer sites for disaster recovery and deployment scenarios, Acronis True Image is disaster recovery and backup software that is easy-to-use and deploy, optimizing productivity and delivering an immediate return on investment. Customers can restore their system in minutes, not hours or days, and reduce the costs of system recovery and deployment. Earlier this month, Acronis launched Acronis True Image Echo™, a family of applications that enable IT managers to backup and restore both physical and virtual servers.

"We appreciate the recognition from Info Security Product Guides and as to the ease-of-use and security that Acronis products provide to business customers," said Walter Scott, CEO of Acronis, Inc. "These awards and the recent launch of Acronis True Image Echo are testament to our focus on offering the best backup and recovery software to meet the changing needs of IT departments."

Using Acronis True Image, customers can create an exact duplicate image of the live disk drives on servers or workstations, including the operating system, all configuration files, programs, updates, and databases. The image can be saved to internal or external disk drives (including USB 2.0 and FireWire), networked drives (NAS, SAN), RAID controllers, writable CD or DVD, SCSI tape drives, or even FTP servers, including the ability to create transportable images that can be restored universally to dissimilar hardware using Acronis Universal Restore. The image can be used for any number of purposes, including disaster recovery, data backup, disk cloning, and migration to virtual machine environments.

About the 2007 Tomorrow's Technology Today Award

This prominent award recognizes security vendors with advanced, groundbreaking network security solutions that are helping set the bar higher for others in all areas of information security.

"Companies that have been honored with the prestigious 2007 Tomorrow's Technology Today award have each made deep-rooted commitment to solving security issues," says Rake Narang, editor-in-chief, Info Security Products Guide. "Probably nothing differentiates a product or solution more than the superior technologies behind it making them suitable for today's needs while proactively being ready for tomorrow too."

The full list of winners is available at:

About Info Security Products Guide Awards

Info Security Products Guide, a founding member of the Technology Industry Leadership Council, sponsors leading conferences and expos worldwide and plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measures they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow's technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit and stay secured.

About the Readers' Choice Awards

"Our Readers' Choice Awards give visitors to our site the opportunity to vote for the products they view as the very best in their respective category," said Sean Buttigieg, manager. " users are specialists in their field who encounter various solutions for Enterprise Networking at the workplace. The award serves as a mark of excellence, providing the ultimate recognition from peers within the industry." conducts monthly polls to discover which product is preferred by network administrators in a particular category of third party solutions for Enterprise Networking. The awards draw a huge response per category and are based entirely on the visitors' votes. visitors can submit their votes for the current Readers' Award poll in the site's left-hand bar.

Published Saturday, October 06, 2007 5:24 PM by David Marshall
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